Veteran Services

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Benefits For Veterans

The Carver County Veteran Service Office works to serve veterans residing in the County, and their dependents, in preparing claims for the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) and United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for benefits and services. These include service-connected disabilities, healthcare benefits, VA pensions/Special Monthly Pension, dependents indemnity compensation, survivors’ death pensions, MDVA State Soldiers Assistance Program (SSAP), and burial and memorial benefits – local, state, and federal.

Veteran Services Office Staff

Dan Tengwall, Veteran Services Officer
Brett Lyons, Assistant Veteran Services Officer
Brian Douty, Assistant Veteran Services Officer
Elissa Selleck, Veteran Services Representative
Doug Krohn, Veteran Services Transportation Driver
Glen Smith, Veteran Services Transportation Driver

Contact Veteran Services

Carver County Veteran Services Office                                                                                                                                   Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
600 E. 4th Street
Chaska, MN 55318
(952) 442-2323


This website is designed to introduce you to the wide range of benefits available to those who have served their country and to their dependents. Only the highlights of the various programs are covered by this site. The information is not all inclusive or regulatory and should not be interpreted as such. There are specific qualifying criteria for each benefit. We urge you to take full advantage of the benefits to which you are entitled. Please consult with your County Veteran Service Office for detailed information and assistance.